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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER: JANUARY 2016 EDITION

Check out the first edition of "Get To Know A CFCR Volunteer" of 2016! This time, we're learning a bit about Thursday night/Friday morning host Matty D, who really likes British TV, and really DOESN'T like fruit on his pizza or waffles.

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER: DECEMBER 2015 EDITION

We're back for another edition of "Get To Know A CFCR Volunteer!" This time, we're celebrating long-time Hot Buttered Soul host and all-around swell guy Bill Jones!

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER: NOVEMBER 2015 EDITION

OK, it's been a minute since we last posted one of these (usually) monthly features, but it'll be worth the wait once you get to know CFCR's world music aficianado and jazz enthusiast, Wednesday Swing Shift host Patricia Pavey!

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER: AUGUST 2015 EDITION

Once again, we've got a bit of a bittersweet edition of "Get To Know A CFCR Volunteer" for you. CFCR host Jenna-Lee Hyde is about to leave her post on Mom, I'm A Thespian, but her co-host Kate Herriot will continue to carry the show's torch, so you'll still get great info and interviews about local live theatre on Friday evenings! Click on to learn a bit more about Jenna-Lee & Kate!

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IN-DISPOSABLE: SLED ISLAND 2015

We know, we know, it's starting to get a little out-of-date to be posting Sled Island festival coverage. But in our defense, we had to wait to get Brendan Flaherty's disposable film cameras developed. Click on, dear reader, for more...

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER: JULY 2015 EDITION

In this edition of "Get To Know A CFCR Volunteer," we put host of The A Word Bart Gazzola in the hot seat. Bart has been a CFCR host & volunteer for almost a decade, and he has just announced he's leaving the province, so we thought we'd better snag him while we still could!

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TALE OF A FRIENDLY WEIRDO: SLED ISLAND 2015

CFCR host Dustin Gaunt attended the Sled Island Festival a couple weeks ago and reported back to us with his findings!

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BY THE NUMBERS: SLED ISLAND 2015

Our coverage of the Sled Island Music Festival 2015 edition starts with a recap by former CFCR host and current sing-tarist for Saskatoon band Susan, Josh Rohs.

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CFCR PREMIERES BRAND NEW SONG BY THE RADIATION FLOWERS!

Local band The Radiation Flowers have another brand new song for you to listen to. It's neat!

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER! JUNE 2015 EDITION

Instead of posting a May edition of Get To Know A CFCR Volunteer, we waited for early June to feature Paul Pybus, whose Fake Headlines Program is about to celebrate its 777th episode! Holy smokes!

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER! APRIL 2015 EDITION

Remember that Sesame Street song, “These are the people in your neighbourhood?” Well, here’s a new feature about the people at your community radio station! 

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25 YEARS OF NESS CREEK

The Ness Creek Music Festival celebrates their 25th anniversary July 16th - 19th, 2015, and you're officially invited to check out the wonderful lineup of music, forest, food, and fun!

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MOSOFEST 2015 ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF BANDS!

Saskatoon's foremost tech-fueled music festival, MoSoFest is celebrating their fifth year, from June 18-21. Along with it's conjoined tech conference, the festival will feature over 65 events, from keynote addresses to intimate performances to sweaty rock n' roll shows.

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER! MARCH 2015 EDITION

Remember that Sesame Street song, “These are the people in your neighbourhood?” Well, here’s a new feature about the people at your community radio station!  You like to party, and we like to party, so why don’t we party together?

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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER! FEBRUARY 2015 EDITION

Remember that Sesame Street song, “These are the people in your neighbourhood?” Well, here’s a new feature about the people at your community radio station!  You like to party, and we like to party, so why don’t we party together?

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CFCR! HERE ARE SOME LISTS!

As the fog begins to clear on 2015, we'd like to give you a couple of lists ('tis the season after all) of a few of our hosts' favourite musical releases of the year that was 2014.

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DEREK BACHMAN MEMORIAL TRUST FUND

Many have asked how they can assist the family of Derek Bachman. Here is the info to donate to the Trust Fund that has been set up for his sons' education. Please share. Thank you all: RBC…
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GET TO KNOW A CFCR VOLUNTEER! DECEMBER 2014 EDITION

Remember that Sesame Street song, “These are the people in your neighbourhood?”  Well, here’s a new feature about the people at your community radio station!  You like to…
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CFCR INVADES PARK(ING) DAY!

Today marks the 2014 installment of Park(ing) Day on 20th St in Saskatoon. Businesses and organizations are out in force, occupying parking stalls by creating fun, eclectic public space for everyone…
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COME PARTY AT THE CAPTAIN'S BALL!

You may or may not know that Pirate Radio (Thursdays, 7:30-9pm) used to be hosted by a fella by the name of The Captain. He still comes in to fill in for The Jay of Spades now and again, and…
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NOBODY RAINS ON OUR PARADE: SLED ISLAND 2014

by Brendan Biddulph, host of Green Eggs & Ham (Wednesdays, 8-10am) As I drove through the rain between Saskatoon and Calgary, I couldn’t help but remember doing this same drive last year.…
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HOT DOGS & DANCE PARADES: SLED ISLAND 2014

by Kevin McGuigan-Scott, host of The Wonder Years (Mondays, 11pm-12am) After getting in late Wednesday night and experiencing a bit of a stressful drive (oh, you know, just a little bit of your…
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A FESTIVAL IN PICTURES: SLED ISLAND 2014

by Jay Allen, CFCR Program Director & host of Pirate Radio (Thursdays, 7:30-9pm)   At this point, Sled Island is like my second home. This was my fifth time to the Calgary music…
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NESS CREEK ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP

Our friends over the Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society just announced their 2014 lineup, and as always, it's a doozy. Taking place from July 17th - 20th, Ness will see the likes of the…
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CFCR HOSTS PICK THEIR FAVOURITE RELEASES OF 2013

With the year coming to a close, we look back at some of the favourite albums of 2013 from a few of CFCR's hosts! Host: Aaron Scholz Program: RCMP (Tuesdays, 4-5pm), guitarist of Haunted…
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TOP FM-PHASIS PLEDGE EARNER GETS A CLEAN SHAVE!

Before our FM-Phasis fundraising drive, Tuesday So Many Roads host Jeff Montgomery had an idea. He thought that if he could become CFCR's top pledge earner for the year, he would shave his beard --…
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CFCR HOST VOWS TO SHAVE FOR YOUR DONATION!

Throughout the many years of FM-Phasis, CFCR's volunteer hosts have come up with some very creative ways to bring in your donations. Hosts have offered breakfast dates, band t-shirts and bike tune-ups…
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CFCR PROGRAM CELEBRATES 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

Join us in celebrating the one-year anniversary of CFCR show Banglar Gaan O Kotha  - wherever in the world you may be, Banglar Gaan O Kotha is close to you using your web or mobile browser!…
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LEVITATION AND EXPANSION: CFCR HOST GOZAR THE GOZARIAN

 Gozar the Gozarian, host of Sunset Gatekeeper, takes his eyes off the horizon long enough to answer a few questions about tending the gates of the sky and guiding radio listeners through that…
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LOOK: PHOTOS FROM THE REGINA FOLK FESTIVAL!

words and photos by Jay Allen, CFCR Program Director It seemed odd that I had never been to the Regina Folk Festival, but I guess I've never been a real 'folk festival' type of guy. In its 44th…
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